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  • February 1, 2014
    We've heard about recently loaded content from our representative at Alexander Street, including the following.  To access the Alexander Street content, as well as our other streaming services, visit http://music.library.cornell.edu/streaming (Cornell users only) AMERICAN SONG 241 albums (3,460 tracks) from Rounder Records and Air Mail Music, including new releases of bluegrass, zydeco, folk and Cajun music. CLASSICAL MUSIC LIBRARY 163 albums (3,832 tracks) from Chandos, now bringing the total of Chandos albums in Classical Music Library to 798, with more to come! JAZZ MUSIC LIBRARY...
  • January 30, 2014
    From the Naxos blog (http://naxosmusiclibrary.blogspot.com/): Naxos Music Library is excited to announce the  release of a brand new media player! Here she is: (drum roll please...)   Created in HTML5, this new player sidesteps limitations of the old Flash player and makes room for further growth in the future. So aside from the sleek new design, what exactly does the new player offer? 1. More mobile accessibility. HTML5 cooperates far better with mobile devices than Flash does. Is a mobile app not yet available for your tablet or phone? For most users, this new player...
  • November 11, 2013
    Cornell now has an ongoing subscription to Met Opera on Demand--Student Access. Met Opera on Demand delivers instant access to past performances of the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, as well as classic video and audio performances, including radio broadcasts dating back to 1936. Read more about it at the Met's website.
  • September 26, 2013
    Good news! The Harmonia Mundi and Sony Classical catalogs were added to Naxos Music Library in September. See Facebook for the announcement.
  • July 9, 2013
    Read about it in English and in German.
  • January 10, 2013
    Naxos of America has just announced the following: We hope your Thursdays are off to a great start and are already fullof music.  It is with great pleasure that I announce the inclusion ofWarner Jazz to the Naxos Music Library-Jazz!  The incredible catalog -including the recordings from Warner Bros., Atlantic, Elektra, andReprise -  of more than 2,000 albums will become available over thenext few weeks as our team uploads them.  These new titles are inaddition to the complete Fantasy Jazz & Blue Note catalogs, as well asthe 200 other labels in NML-Jazz!
  • September 27, 2012
    A manuscript held in a private collection and previously attributed to Felix Mendelssohn has been verified as one of his sister's compositions.  See http://thethread.dukeperformances.duke.edu/2012/09/interview-angela-mace-rediscovers-fanny-mendelssohn-hensel/ for an interview with the musicology student responsible for the finding.
  • August 28, 2012
    Cornell now has a subscription to Academic Charts Online. Access it via the Music Library website or the Library Catalog. Let us know what you think! From the ACO website: "A single search of international charting albums and singles under exclusive academic licence from Billboard, the Official Charts Company. Sophisticated tools allow you to interpret, graph, analyse, compare and contrast musical trends and interactions at the touch of a button. Listen to audio samples for each track and album quickly and easily."
  • July 9, 2012
    Almost a year to the day after it was stolen from the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, the Codex Calixtinus was discovered in a former church employee's garage.
  • July 2, 2012
    News from Naxos, July 2, 2012: NAXOS MUSIC LIBRARY SUBSCRIBERS NOW HAVE ACCESS TO THE WARNER CLASSICS, TELDEC, AND ERATO CATALOGS Naxos Music Library is proud to announce the addition of the Warner Classics, Teldec and Erato labels to its streaming audio collection. These immense catalogs include many great performances which have become the standard for their repertoire, such as the Barenboim Mozart Operas and Bayreuth Wagner Ring Cycle, the Harnoncourt Beethoven Symphonies and the José Serebrier Glazunov Symphonies and Concertos. On July 2nd, more than 1,000 albums from these...